Tag Archives: One-name study

Glenn R. Cumpston Obituary 1994 Greene County PA

I have a number of pages about CUMPSTONs in Greene County.  Does anyone recognise this family – if so please contact me. http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/greene-page-2/4535582416 Native of Greene County, 79, of 675 Cullum Street, Meadville, who died Monday, December 19, 1994, in Meadville … Continue reading

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Cumpston website update

Many thanks to all those who have been visiting my Guild of One Name Studies CUMPSTON website.  Over the last 2 weeks I have been uploading lots of new data about 11 more families.  The site is now 3 years old and … Continue reading

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Searching for surnames

There is a very useful top level search which can be done for those interested in searching for surnames.  Visit http://www.surnameweb.org/  to get an idea of how it works. Here are the results for my own CUMPSTON research http://www.surnameweb.org/Cumpston/surnames.htm Cumpston … Continue reading

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Obituary William John CUMPSTON Nottingham December 2011

Can anyone help me with this obituary kindly sent to me by Marion Gray a colleague from the Guild of One Name Studies. William John CUMPSTON was the husband of Ellen and father to Melanie, Cindy and Emma.  Grandfather to … Continue reading

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Sidney Dewayne Cumpston sudden death Burgettstown PA

Many thanks to Nevin my colleague in the USA for this recent newspaper item http://www.wtae.com/news/30536125/detail.html?taf=pit  February 24, 2012 3-Vehicle Crash Kills Man In Burgettstown Sidney Dewayne Cumpston Dies In Main Street Accident BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. — A Burgettstown man was  killed in … Continue reading

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400th blog entry

This is my 400th blog entry outlining websites of interests to local and family historians including details of CUMPSTONs across the world.  Many thanks to those of you who have writen to me about items that have interested you. [See my photo of Cumpston Hill, … Continue reading

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Blog Strategy for 2012

Welcome to 2012.  Many thanks to the 4500 of you who visited last year.   My aim this year is to continue collecting data for my Guild of One Name Study on the name CUMPSTON and its variants.  So please let me know … Continue reading

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New Zealand Archives – CUMPSTON[E] entries

I’ve been searching the New Zealand Archives at http://archives.govt.nz/ where I’ve found the following references to CUMPSTONs held at Auckland.  Please let me know if you recognise any of these people: Maniapoto-Tuwharetoa annual number land alienation files The files document the … Continue reading

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Glamorgan Marriages, 1837-1922 familysearch collection and Ernest Edward CUMPSTONE

Glamorgan Marriages, 1837-1922 collection has been posted on FamilySearch.org at https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1392564 I’ve found 31 COMPTON entries, which are not part of my One Name Study and 1 CUMPSTONE entry. So if there is anyone out there researching COMPTON take a look at this … Continue reading

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